Frequently Asked Questions

2022: Saturday August 20.

It is always held on the 3rd Saturday in August.

For the public the show officially opens at 12 noon and ends at 5pm

Adults £5 children 12 years and under free

Tickets can be bought on the day. We accept cash and card.

Tickets can also be bought in advance from the

There is plenty of free parking opposite the show ground.

There are approximately 30 disabled parking places available on a strictly first come first served basis.

If you are bringing your four legged friend please make sure that they will be under your control and that you have brought your poo bags with you.
There are dog water bowls at various points around the show ground.

There’s even a dog show with various classes. Entry is on the day.

All sorts of food both traditional and Artisan much of it locally sourced. Real Ale Bar and of course excellent teas.

Quite a few local organisations run food stalls to raise money for their cause, so prices are very reasonable.

We know how important this is! There are toilet facilities including disabled at various points around the show ground.

They will be easy to spot as they will be flagged.

Dog Show sponsored by Cobbydog: Starts 2pm, entry on the day. Entry 50P per class

  1. Most Handsome Dog
  2. Prettiest Bitch
  3. Best Puppy (under 18 months)
  4. Dog the Judge would most like to take home
  5. Best Rescue Dog
  6. Best Trick
  7. Best in Show (1st prize winners from the above classes)

    Rosettes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places.

There is a dedicated First Aid post in the Parish Hall at the entrance to the Show Ground.

The show has been going for quite some time and now attracts some 700 vehicles each year. It portrays itself as the friendliest show in the South-East.

Exhibitors pay a donation to show their car or bike. The donation is in aid of “The Friends of St John the Baptist”.

Registration on this website from the top meny

Trophies for the best Car and best Bike in Show will be presented at 2:30pm in the vicinity of the chequered Show Arch.

If you would like to find out about entering a horticultural or handicraft exhibit please go to:

Craft and vintage stalls; produce stalls and plants to buy; animals to pet; children’s games and a funfair. A Brass Band and of course hundreds of classic cars and bikes.

  • Show opens @ 12:00h
  • Dog show starts @ 14:00h
  • Car & Bike Trophy presentations @ 14:30h
  • Horticultural Society prize giving and raffle takes place outside the marquee starting @ approx. 16:00h

50% of any profit raised traditionally goes to help the upkeep of our church building through the ‘Friends of Capel Church’, a registered charity.

The other 50% is split between local community causes……..